Andrey (azangru) wrote,

News from the social justice front: a director of graduate studies sends out an email asking students not to speak foreign languages in the department building. Students wrote a petition; the dean responded that the school "respects the value of every student, every culture and every language that is spoken... the rich diversity of cultures and languages... only strengthens our academic community"; the director of graduate studies got fired.

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